Alyssa Morrison

Gov. Wolf Continues Push for $2,000 Direct Payments to Pennsylvanians

Gov. Wolf Continues Push for $2,000 Direct Payments to Pennsylvanians

April 30, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
READING, Pa. — Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Representative Manuel Guzman Jr. at The Salvation Army in Reading to call on Pennsylvania’s General Assembly to pass legislation for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)-funded $500 million PA Opportunity Program, which would send $2,000.00 checks to Pennsylvanians.
Area Businesses Named Finalists in PA Wilds Big Idea Contest

Area Businesses Named Finalists in PA Wilds Big Idea Contest

April 29, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
CLARION COUNTY, Pa. — In partnership with the PA WILDS Center for Entrepreneurship, and with funding support provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ recent innovation competition targeted the counties of Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, and Jefferson.
Fundraiser to Benefit Franklin Football

Fundraiser to Benefit Franklin Football

April 28, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The Franklin Area High School football team is hosting a spaghetti dinner on May 14 to benefit the team.
Department of State Reminds Voters to Complete & Return Mail Ballot Applications

Department of State Reminds Voters to Complete & Return Mail Ballot Applications

April 28, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
​HARRISBURG, Pa.  — Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman reminded Pennsylvanians on Wednesday they can apply for, complete and return mail ballots in-person in one visit to their county board of elections office until May 10, 2022.
Public Invited to Learn About Progress on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments in Electric Vehicle Charging

Public Invited to Learn About Progress on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments in Electric Vehicle Charging

April 21, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. — As the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) continues developing its plans for electric-vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure investments from the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), the public is encouraged to learn about planning and funding for electric vehicle infrastructure, as well as submit questions during a webinar on Wednesday, April 27. 
PFBC Urges Anglers And Boaters to Help Prevent Spread of Invasive New Zealand Mudsnails

PFBC Urges Anglers And Boaters to Help Prevent Spread of Invasive New Zealand Mudsnails

April 21, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. — With the trout fishing season underway and other spring fishing and boating activities picking up, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) reminds anglers and boaters to be aware of aquatic invasive species and prevent their spread.
Chicks-in-the-Sticks Event Set for June 18

Chicks-in-the-Sticks Event Set for June 18

April 16, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) — The Friends of Oil Creek State Park are pleased to announce that they will be holding their Chicks-in-the-Sticks event on June 18 after a two-year absence.
April Virtual Public Night With ORAS: ‘What to Expect from the James Webb Space Telescope’s First Images’

April Virtual Public Night With ORAS: ‘What to Expect from the James Webb Space Telescope’s First Images’

April 16, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) — The Oil Region Astronomical Society (ORAS) will host a virtual public night on Saturday, April 16, including a presentation by Dr. Kelly Lepo on NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope, which was launched in December of 2021.
Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.9 Percent in March

Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.9 Percent in March

April 16, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) on Friday, April 15, released its preliminary employment situation report for March 2022.
Gov. Wolf Continues Push to Send Cash Support to Pennsylvanians Through $500 Million American Rescue Plan Program

Gov. Wolf Continues Push to Send Cash Support to Pennsylvanians Through $500 Million American Rescue Plan Program

April 15, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Governor Tom Wolf is continuing his push to send cash support to Pennsylvanians through the $500 million American Rescue Plan Program.
DEP Announces $2.1 Million to Municipalities & Businesses for Electric Vehicles, More Clean Fuel Transportation Projects

DEP Announces $2.1 Million to Municipalities & Businesses for Electric Vehicles, More Clean Fuel Transportation Projects

April 15, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Wolf Administration on Thursday announced $2.1 million in Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants to municipalities and businesses for 99 electric vehicles and more clean fuel transportation projects to improve air quality in their communities.
Get Ready for Spring Gobbler Season Set for May With Youth Hunts Starting on April 23

Get Ready for Spring Gobbler Season Set for May With Youth Hunts Starting on April 23

April 15, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Timing alone would make it special. Pennsylvania’s upcoming spring gobbler season – the state’s only big-game hunt outside of fall and winter – takes place when the world seems new, freshly green, and alive.
Price: United Way of Venango County Raised Over $600k in 2021

Price: United Way of Venango County Raised Over $600k in 2021

March 30, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
Venango County, PA– The United Way of Venango County ‘s Executive Director, Will Price, announced earlier this week that the agency exceeded the Annual Impact Campaign goal of $530,000. United Way of Venango County raised $602,836 to better the lives our residents right here in Venango County
Allegheny National Forest Planning Prescribed Fires

Allegheny National Forest Planning Prescribed Fires

March 30, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
WARREN, Pa. — The US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service plans to use prescribed fire as a forest management tool during March, April, and May on the Allegheny National Forest.
West Forest Students Visit Tionesta Fish Hatchery

West Forest Students Visit Tionesta Fish Hatchery

March 30, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) — West Forest 4th grade students recently visited the Tionesta Fish Hatchery to learn about steelhead fish.
What Did People in the Oil Region Eat in the Late 1800s and Why?

What Did People in the Oil Region Eat in the Late 1800s and Why?

March 30, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
TITUSVILLE, Pa. — Wisdom and Wine: Home in the Oil Region will feature William Moore on Thursday, March 31 with a lecture entitled Recipes of the Oil Region.
The Young American Summer Day Camp Is Coming To Clarion University!

The Young American Summer Day Camp Is Coming To Clarion University!

March 26, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
CLARION, Pa. (EYT) — The Young Americans Summer Day Camp is coming to Clarion University in June.
Work on Interstate 80 in Mercer County to Restart Next Month

Work on Interstate 80 in Mercer County to Restart Next Month

March 26, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
MERCER CO., Pa. – A project aimed at making repairs to the first 15 miles of Interstate 80 eastbound and westbound in Lackawannock, East Lackawannock, and Shenango townships in Mercer County expected to restart next month. The project includes repairs, such as pavement patching and updated pavement markings, as needed to the eastbound and westbound lanes of the highway from the
Pa.’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.1 Percent in February, Lowest Since February 2020 Pre-Pandemic Level

Pa.’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.1 Percent in February, Lowest Since February 2020 Pre-Pandemic Level

March 26, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) on Friday released its preliminary employment situation report for February 2022.
Pennsylvania’s Deer Harvest Fell 13% from Previous Year

Pennsylvania’s Deer Harvest Fell 13% from Previous Year

March 25, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Game Commission today reported results from the 2021-22 deer seasons, which ended in January.
AAA: Americans Are Eager to Get Back to Cruising

AAA: Americans Are Eager to Get Back to Cruising

March 25, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
Cruise vacations are still a favorite choice among Americans according to new consumer research from AAA.
Forest Area School District Graduates Complete Welding Course at CCAC

Forest Area School District Graduates Complete Welding Course at CCAC

March 25, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
ALLEGHENY CO., Pa. (EYT) — Two Forest Area School District graduates completed a welding course at Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC).
Secretary of Agriculture Highlights $1.6 Million Investment in Feeding Future Generations, Supporting Family Farms

Secretary of Agriculture Highlights $1.6 Million Investment in Feeding Future Generations, Supporting Family Farms

March 23, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
MIFFLINTOWN, Pa. — Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding toured Juniata County Reinford dairy farm on Tuesday to highlight more than $1.6 million invested by the Wolf Administration in on-farm business plans and future generations of Pennsylvania farmers through the Pennsylvania Farm Bill’s Farm Vitality Grant Program.
Forest Service Interactive Map Spotlights Connection Between Water And Allegheny National Forest

Forest Service Interactive Map Spotlights Connection Between Water And Allegheny National Forest

March 23, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
WARREN, Pa. (EYT) — Have you ever wondered where your drinking water comes from? To help land managers and the public understand where their water comes from and what affects it, the USDA Forest Service launched an enhanced interactive map called Forests to Faucets 2.0.
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Clarion River Water Trail

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Clarion River Water Trail

March 20, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
The Clarion River meanders through the narrow valleys and hardwood forests of Pennsylvania’s Great Outdoors region for 110 miles, flowing through Johnsonburg to Cook Forest then Clarion and ultimately joining the Allegheny River near Foxburg.
PennDOT Eliminates Truck Weight Class Stickers

PennDOT Eliminates Truck Weight Class Stickers

March 19, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on Friday, March 18, announced that in a continuing focus on modernization and streamlining processes as well as an added convenience to customers the use of weight class stickers has been eliminated.
ORAS Virtual Public Night: ‘High Altitude Ballooning for Solar Eclipses’ Set for Tonight

ORAS Virtual Public Night: ‘High Altitude Ballooning for Solar Eclipses’ Set for Tonight

March 19, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) — The Oil Region Astronomical Society (ORAS) will host a virtual public night including a presentation on the process of studying the 2017 solar eclipse by high altitude balloon with Mr. Lou W. Coban on Saturday, March 19.
Liberty Street Streetscape Project Will Start Soon in Franklin

Liberty Street Streetscape Project Will Start Soon in Franklin

March 18, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
FRANKLIN, Pa. – PennDOT and the City of Franklin announced Thursday the start of the Liberty Street Streetscape Project in downtown Franklin early next month.
Tarbell Teas Return to Titusville on March 26

Tarbell Teas Return to Titusville on March 26

March 13, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
TITUSVILLE, Pa. (EYT) — Step back in time for a multi-course Victorian tea and rub elbows with characters from the oil boom portrayed by student re-enactors at Titusville’s Tarbell House on Saturday, March 26.
AAA: Record High Gas Prices Causing Changes in Consumer Behaviors

AAA: Record High Gas Prices Causing Changes in Consumer Behaviors

March 11, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
New survey data from AAA finds that two-thirds of Americans felt gas prices were too expensive just a few weeks ago at $3.53 per gallon. Now, with the national average at an all-time high of over $4.00, Americans may have reached a tipping point.
Oil City High School Musical ‘The Addams Family’ Set for March 17-19

Oil City High School Musical ‘The Addams Family’ Set for March 17-19

March 11, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) — Oil City High School will present “The Addams Family” from Thursday, March 17, through Saturday, March 19.
Oil City Man Charged With Attempting to Illegally Purchase Firearm

Oil City Man Charged With Attempting to Illegally Purchase Firearm

March 5, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) — An Oil City man is facing charges for reportedly attempting to illegally purchase a firearm.
More Than 2 Million Pounds of Electronics Collected By ‘Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’ in 2021

More Than 2 Million Pounds of Electronics Collected By ‘Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’ in 2021

March 5, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, its affiliates and partnering organizations collected a combined total of 2,201,881 pounds of electronics, 29,990 tires and 100,524 pounds of household hazardous waste in 2021.
Franklin Rotary Club to Host Rotary Youth Leadership Award Conference This Summer

Franklin Rotary Club to Host Rotary Youth Leadership Award Conference This Summer

March 4, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) — The Rotary Clubs of District 7280 will host their Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference from June 5 to June 10 at Westminster College.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro Opens Investigation Into TikTok’s Impact on Young People

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Opens Investigation Into TikTok’s Impact on Young People

March 4, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro launched an investigation into TikTok for providing and promoting its social media platform to children and young adults while use is associated with physical and mental health harms.
Gas Prices Spike As Oil Reaches 14-Year High

Gas Prices Spike As Oil Reaches 14-Year High

March 3, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) — Gasoline prices surged overnight with average costs rising to nearly $4 per gallon in some areas.
Vehicle Collides with Downed Tree on Interstate 80

Vehicle Collides with Downed Tree on Interstate 80

March 2, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
IRWIN TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Emergency crews responded to a one-vehicle accident that happened on Friday, February 25th, Interstate 80 in Irwin Township, Venango County.
State Police Calls: Oil City Couple Charged In Domestic Dispute; DUI in Knox Area

State Police Calls: Oil City Couple Charged In Domestic Dispute; DUI in Knox Area

March 2, 2022 | Alyssa Morrison
VENANGO/CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – Area state police responded to the following incidents:

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